David Soo is vice president of strategic engagements at JFF. He leads key initiatives across JFF and JFFLabs as part of JFF’s executive team, with a particular focus on building external engagement and influence, including through JFF’s Horizons summit and in-person and virtual engagements. He also oversees JFF’s Policy unit.
His skills and areas of expertise include:
- Education and workforce policy
- Public policy
- Educational innovation and transformation
- Public speaking
Before joining JFF, Soo was senior policy advisor at the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of the Under Secretary and Office of Educational Technology. He was a key architect of the department’s higher education innovation agenda during the Obama administration.
- Bachelor’s degree in communications, Boston College
- Master’s degree in higher education administration, Boston College